Thank you Pete Wilson and a Warning to The Republican Party


Between 1952 and 1988  Republicans won the state in nearly every presidential election in California.   The majority of the population were Republicans.  In 1994, the state had over a million illegal immigrants.  A Republican authored a Proposition that would prevent illegal immigrants from receiving services, including education in the state. After Propersition 187,Save our State (SOS) Continue reading “Thank you Pete Wilson and a Warning to The Republican Party”

Immigration Cloaked in Racism California’s 1994’s Proposition 187 (Story and Podcast)


  On Nov. 2, 1994, over 10,000 teenagers across California walked out to protest proposition 187. The initiative sought to punish undocumented immigrants by denying them certain services, including access to public healthcare and education. Proposition 187 split the psyche of the state like few things before or since. Californians, confronted with a more diverseContinue reading “Immigration Cloaked in Racism California’s 1994’s Proposition 187 (Story and Podcast)”

Why Denmark’s politicians are posting their school photos on social media


PM Mette Frederiksen posted her school photo on Instagram. Photo: Aris Oikonomou/AFP/Ritzau Scanpix   School photos have been the subject of public debate in Denmark this week after a report featuring parents who have their children’s images digitally enhanced. Broadcaster DR earlier this week reported on the trend of parents requesting an idealized outcome ofContinue reading “Why Denmark’s politicians are posting their school photos on social media”

What it means to raise a Black girl in white America


Photo: Google When we learned we were having a girl, my aggressive planning for my child’s upbringing had to change This essay is part of a series on fear and impending fatherhood. Read  I used to stare down the barrels of guns . Now I’m going to be a dad , and that’s scarier” andContinue reading “What it means to raise a Black girl in white America”

Your Move Mitch


 Yesterday the House  voting along party lines ,passed a resolution that formalizes the current impeachment inquiry, setting out its scope and terms. For weeks, Republican lawmakers had accused Democrats of mishandling the inquiry by not putting it to a vote.  When Nancy Pelosi announced that there would be a vote, House Republican leaders said theirContinue reading “Your Move Mitch”

Nancy Pelosi: “She doesn’t have to roar”


Last year, The Speaker of the house quietly said the Democrats will take over the house.  While many of the freshmen/women of the House were calling for the Presidents Impeachment, madam speaker quietly disagreed.   Not only could she read, she seems to understand the pulse of America. The Mueller report clearly pointed out the abusesContinue reading “Nancy Pelosi: “She doesn’t have to roar””

Democrats Not Ready for Prime Time or Impeachment Hearings


Sometimes the referee has to call the game. It could be weather related or unsafe conditions for the players. Yesterday, Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler should have called the meeting within the first half hour.  It was clear the President’s mid level errand boy wasn’t going to answer questions. Instead of calling the meeting. Which wouldContinue reading “Democrats Not Ready for Prime Time or Impeachment Hearings”

City Council Candidate: Wants to keep town as white as possible


    (CNN)A woman running for a city council in Michigan said she wants a “white community as much as possible.” Jean Cramer’s racist answer came at a forum Thursday to a question about bringing more diversity to Marysville, which is 95% white. Other candidates gasped at her words, as heard in a recording posted on the websiteContinue reading “City Council Candidate: Wants to keep town as white as possible”

Democratic Presidential Candidates Asleep


One of things Donald Trump knows well is branding. He knows if its repeated it over and over it may eventually stick . Little Marco, Pocahontas, Fake News, Crooked Hillary, Lyin Ted, Rocket Man are just a few labels. The initial response to Trump’s comments about Mexicans in April 2015 by all the Presidential CandidatesContinue reading “Democratic Presidential Candidates Asleep”